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BMCGaffey, M.F., et al., Dietary management of childhood diarrhea in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review, BMC Public Health, 2013. 13 Suppl 3: p. S17.


Current WHO guidelines on the management and treatment of diarrhea in children strongly recommend continued feeding alongside the administration of oral rehydration solution and zinc therapy, but there remains some debate regarding the optimal diet or dietary ingredients for feeding children with diarrhea.  This paper provides a literature review and meta-analysis on the effects of dietary management on diarrhea incidence and growth. 

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